List of fictitious films

This is a list of fictitious films that have been referenced in various forms of media. These "films" are usually part of the storyline in a movie or television episode, usually either as a prop or as a recurring theme visited throughout, such as the fictitious Stab trilogy in the Scream franchise.

Each fictitious film listed is categorised under the film's genre, with its source and, if applicable, the film's supposed release date.

Contents

Action

Carsploitation

Die Hard scenario

  • Save Hard (2009) - Railcard[2]
  • Trio (unreleased) - An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn

Heroic bloodshed

Girls with Guns

  • Charlie's Angels III: The Search for Charlie's Gold (2007) - Futurama
  • Tomb Raider II: The Flog of the Dead Horse (2008) - Headcases

Revenge

Adventure

  • The Dueling Cavalier - Singin' in the Rain
  • Epic Savings (2009) - Railcard[2]
  • Gargantuan Savings (2009) - Railcard[4]
  • Indiana Jones and the Very Long Queue at the Post Office (2010) - Headcases
  • Pirates of the Lima Bee-An - iCarly

Animation

Anime

Computer animation

  • Condiments (2011) - The Simpsons

Limited animation

Stop motion

  • Willis and Crumble in: Better Gnomes for Homes (2011) - The Simpsons

Traditional animation

  • Exploding Penguins - The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy
  • Exploding Penguins II: The Sequel - The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy
  • Exploding Penguins III: Total Annihilation - The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy
  • That Happy Cat (1928) - The Simpsons
  • Wages of Sin (Less 20%) (1943) - Popeye the Sailor[14]

Biopic

  • The Changing Man - Zelig
  • Coilette: The Calculon Story (unfinished) - Futurama
  • Napoleon (2040) - 2061: Odyssey Three[17]
  • Rolling Courage: The Joe Swanson Story - Family Guy

Blaxploitation

  • A Blaffair to Rememblack - 30 Rock

Children's

  • The Happy Little Elves (1987) - The Simpsons
  • The Return of the Happy Little Elves (1988) - The Simpsons
  • The Happy Little Elves Meet the Curious Bear Cubs (1990) - The Simpsons
  • The Happy Little Elves in Tinkly-Winkly Town (1991) - The Simpsons
  • The Happy Little Elves Meet Fuzzy Snuggleduck (1992) - The Simpsons
  • James and the Giant Savings (2009) - Railcard[2]

Comedy

Anarchic comedy

  • Blackadder: Back & Forth II (3000) - Blackadder: Back & Forth
  • Dude, Where's Your Railcard (2009) - Railcard
  • Honky Grandma Be Trippin' - 30 Rock

Black comedy

  • Honey, I Shrunk the Fares (2009) - Railcard

Comedy of Manners

  • Lock Up My Wife (1980) - UFO

Grossout comedy

Parody

  • Bad Summer Movie - The Simpsons[20]
  • Phat Camp - Drake and Josh
  • Phat Farm (2004) - Drake and Josh

Screwball comedy

  • Bus! The Movie - Phineas and Ferb
  • Da Derp De Derp Da Teetley Derpee Derpee Dumb! (2002) South Park
  • Fat Suit - The Simpsons[20]
  • Jury Duty II: Trouble on the Hubble (2995) - Futurama
  • The Return of the Pink Panther Returns (1998) - The Simpsons

Crime

Detective films

Film noir

Heist films

Mob films

Prison films

Disaster

  • Blimp: The Hindenburg Story (1998) - Seinfeld

Documentary

  • American Boneheads: A Day in the Life of Springfield Elementary - The Simpsons
  • The Days Before a Day in the Life of My Friends (2003) - All Grown Up!
  • The Limits of Science (1898) - Mr. Show
  • Locker Room Towel Fights: The Blinding of Larry Driscoll - The Simpsons
  • The Story of the Story of Everest - Mr. Show
  • The Story of the Story of the Story of Everest - Mr. Show

Drama

  • Cast Away II: Chuck's Revenge - Simpsons Comics
  • Erebus Awakes (1980) - UFO
  • Harlington-Straker's Citizen Kane (1982) - UFO
  • Harold Zoid's The Magnificent Three - Futurama
  • The Other Side Of Darkness (1997) - Seinfeld
  • Rocky 13 - "Weird Al" Yankovic in 3-D
  • Shadow Show - New Tricks (Series six, Episode 42)
  • Tsunami Sunrise (Starring Tom Hanks) - The Lost World: Jurassic Park
  • Why Me? The Bob Lamonta Story - Mr. Show

Courtroom

Educational

  • Fuzzy Bunny's Guide to You-Know-What (1992) - The Simpsons
  • How to Make Babies by Doing Dirty Things (1971) - The Goodies

Erotic

  • Bare Ambition II: Streak-Dome 97 - Mr. Show
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Butt (2009) - 30 Rock
  • The Diary of Anne Wank - Russell Howard's Good News
  • Fear and Loathing in My Anus - Russell Howard's Good News
  • Hannah Does Her Sisters - Duckman
  • The Passion of Saint Tibulus (1994) - Father Ted
  • Schindler's Fist - Russell Howard's Good News
  • Several Spotty Adolescents Attempt to Lose their Virginity in a Number of Unlikely Ways (1985) - Spitting Image[19]
  • Several Spotty Adolescents Attempt to Lose their Virginity in a Number of Unlikely Ways II (1986) - Spitting Image[19]

Family

  • Alvin and the Chipmunks vs. Jason Voorhees (2009) - Family Guy
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks III: Gettin' Rabies - The Simpsons[34]
  • Monster Trucks, Inc. (2001) - Cars
  • Toy Car Story (1995) - Cars

Fantasy

  • The Contrabulous Fabtraption of Professor Horatio Hufnagel (1996) - The Simpsons
  • Jack and the Beanstalks - The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Festive

  • An Unnamed Christmas Movie (1989) - The Simpsons
  • The Christmas That Almost Wasn't But Then Was (1966) - The Simpsons
  • The Night the Reindeer Died (1988) - Scrooged

Foreign

History

Stone Age

Roman Empire

  • Gore Vidal's Caligula (2005) - Caligula

Viking Age

Middle Ages

British Empire

  • Huxley Pig's Lawrence of Arabia (unfinished) - Huxley Pig

Apartheid South Africa

Horror

Exploitation

Britsploitation

  • The Small Wardrobe - Burnistoun

Cannibal films

Nazisploitation

Nunsploitation

Psychological horror

  • Stephen King's The Bellyachers - Futurama

Slasher

Poster for the fictional film Cleaver, a recurring feature of the television series The Sopranos.
  • Creatures from the San Andreas Fault - Scream 3
  • Freddy vs. Jason vs. The Board of Education (2003) - The Simpsons
  • Halloween 19 (1990) - Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: The Animated Series[38]
  • The Hills Run Red - The Hills Run Red (2009 film)
  • Hot Blooded - Cut
  • Nature Trail to Hell in 3D (1984) - "Weird Al" Yankovic in 3-D
  • Nature Trail to Hell Part II (1985) - "Weird Al" Yankovic in 3-D
  • Stab III: Return to Woodsboro (unfinished) - Scream 3
  • Stab IV - Scream 4
  • Stab V - Scream 4
  • Stab VI - Scream 4
  • Stab VII - Scream 4

Supernatural

Ghost films

  • The Return of the Curse of the Creature's Ghost - Mr. Show

Mummy films

  • Bones of Doom - Phineas and Ferb
  • The Mummy with Two Tombs! - Phineas and Ferb

Science-fiction horror films

Vampire films

  • Moonlight Twi-Blood - iCarly
  • The Mother-in-Law of Dracula Meets the Pom-Pom Girls (1979) - Mighty Mouse
  • The Vampire and the Robot (1958) - The Blob

Werewolf films

  • Vincent Price's Thriller (1961) - Thriller

Zombie films

  • Zombie Mom - The Suite Life of Zack and Cody

Jungle

  • Monkey Men - Phineas and Ferb
  • Monkey Men II - Phineas and Ferb
  • Safari Man - Phineas and Ferb
  • Safari Man II in 2-D - Phineas and Ferb

Martial Arts

  • Ecky Thump Meets Mary Poppins - The Goodies
  • Kung Fu With a Bucket of Blood and a Bathful of Giblets (unfinished) - The Goodies

Musical

  • Hello Fresno Goodbye (1944) - Up in Arms (from 'The Lobby Song' sung in the film)
  • Crazy Savings (2009) - Railcard[42]
  • The Dancing Cavalier - Singin' in the Rain
  • Tutankhamun! (1979) - UFO

Nature

Public Information

  • Bigfoot: Endangered Mystery! (2962) - Futurama
  • Electro Gonhorrhea: The Noisy Killer - Futurama
  • Global Warming or: None Like it Hot - Futurama
  • The Half-Assed Approach to Foundation Repair - The Simpsons

Religion

  • Passion of the Christ II: Crucify This - Family Guy

Romance

  • Green with Envy (2011) - The Muppets
  • I Love You, I Love New York - Friends with Benefits
  • Love Spelled Backwards Is Love (2009) - New Moon
  • The Loveliest Bride - The Whitest Kids U'Know
  • My Fare Savings (2009) - Railcard
  • Saving Precious Penny (2009) - Railcard[44]
  • When a Man Loves a Smizzmar - Futurama

Science fiction

Alien invasion/visitation

  • I Was a Teenage Appetizer from the Planet Sushi: The Second Coming - Ed, Edd n Eddy
  • Space Mutants IV: The Trilogy Continues (1990) - The Simpsons
  • Space Mutants V: The Land Down Under (1991) - The Simpsons

Future era

Monster movies

  • Big Ape - Phineas and Ferb
  • Revenge of the Killer Toads (I - III) - Specsavers
  • Sharks! - Phineas and Ferb
  • Revenge of the 48 Foot Eggplant (1960) - Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: The Animated Series[38]

Robot films

Space opera

  • Moonraper - Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back
  • Space Adventure (I - VI) - Phineas and Ferb
  • Space Armada - Phineas and Ferb
  • Spaceballs II: The Search for More Money - Spaceballs
  • Star Trek: The Pepsi Generation - Futurama
  • Star Wars Episode VII: The Apology - The Simpsons[34]
  • Star Wreck (I - V) - Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: The Animated Series[50]

Space western

Time travel

Short

  • The Glory of Cats (1999) - CatDog

Silent

Sports

Spy

  • The Spy Who Lived in Australia and Was a Little Bit Hacked Off About Not Getting His Pension (1987) - Spitting Image[51]
  • You Only Floss Once (1977) - Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Superhero

  • Captain Nuclear (2005) - The Simpsons
  • Everyman (2009) - The Simpsons[34]
  • Mel Brooks's Badman Whatever (1995) - Mr. Show
  • Swatchmen - The Simpsons[34]

Surreal

Swashbuckler

  • The Duelling Cavalier (1927) - Singin' in the Rain

Teen film

  • Kelly Cooper: Terrible Movie - iCarly
  • Last Friday Night - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)

Thriller

  • Fiercely (2008) - What Just Happened
  • I Saw What You Ate Last Tuesday - Pokémon
  • Outbreak II: The Virus Takes Manhattan - Friends

Tragedy

  • Macbeth meets Truffaut the Wonder Dog (unfinished) - The Goodies

War

American Revolutionary War

World War I

World War II

  • The Road to Nuremberg (1978) - UFO

Vietnam War

Falklands War

Films in unidentified wars

  • The G.I. Joe Story (1985) - G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero
  • The Tauron Line - Battlestar Galactica: The Plan

Western

Epic Western

Euro Western

  • The Rebels of Santa Domingo (1981) - UFO

Spaghetti Western

  • A Fistful of Savings (2009) - Railcard

Weird West

Miscellaneous

  • Violence: The Movie (2004) - Codename: Kids Next Door

See also

Notes

  1. ^ No relation to the San Francisco-based band Dieselhed.
  2. ^ With Mike Myers portraying animal trainer "Bucky Eisenstein", director Jon Favreau & Elijah Wood (as character "Samson Atwood"). The ETonline article mistakenly refers to the film as Black Thunder
  3. ^ Faux trailer produced by Rick Sloane and frequently shown at RHPS conventions.
  4. ^ Faux trailer produced by Rick Sloane and frequently shown at RHPS conventions.
  5. ^ Faux trailer produced by Rick Sloane and frequently shown at RHPS conventions.
  6. ^ Faux trailer produced by Rick Sloane and frequently shown at RHPS conventions.
  7. ^ Faux trailer by Eli Roth.
  8. ^ Faux trailer by Edgar Wright.
  9. ^ Faux trailer by Rob Zombie.
  10. ^ The fictional Tropic Thunder is the "film-within-a-film" of the actual Tropic Thunder. The actual film is the story of the fictional film's production.
  11. ^ No relation to the Walt Disney character Pistol Pete.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l The Simpsons Series 15, Episode 14, The Ziff Who Came to Dinner. First broadcast March 14, 2004.
  2. ^ a b c "Save 1/3 off your rail fares with a Railcard". Railcard.co.uk. http://www.railcard.co.uk/. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  3. ^ The Spitting Image Book - Faber and Faber Ltd, 1985. Pg. 34
  4. ^ "Family & Friends Railcard - Travelling with kids? Adults 1/3 off, kids 60% off". Familyandfriends-railcard.co.uk. http://www.familyandfriends-railcard.co.uk/. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  5. ^ Spitting Image Series 2, Episode 1. First broadcast January 6, 1985.
  6. ^ "Babes In Arms Theatrical Cartoon". Bcdb.com. 1948-04-12. http://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/65374-Babes_In_Arms.html. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  7. ^ "Herman's Shermans Theatrical Cartoon". Bcdb.com. http://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/54749-Hermans_Shermans.html. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  8. ^ a b c The Simpsons Series 7, Episode 18 The Day the Violence Died. First broadcast March 17, 1996.
  9. ^ "The Little Injun That Could Theatrical Cartoon". Bcdb.com. http://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/54748-Little_Injun_That_Could.html. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  10. ^ "Pistol Packin' Possum Theatrical Cartoon". Bcdb.com. 1946-03-06. http://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/63831-Pistol_Packin_Possum.html. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  11. ^ Bonkers Series 4, Episode 2, "Tokyo Bonkers". First broadcast March 7, 1993.
  12. ^ a b Bonkers Series 4, Episode 1, "Trains, Toons, and Toon Trains". First broadcast February 28, 1993.
  13. ^ "Somethin's Cookin' Theatrical Cartoon". Bcdb.com. http://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/50626-Somethins_Cookin.html. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  14. ^ Popeye the Sailor (Famous Studios), Short 122, Cartoons Ain't Human. Originally released September 3, 1943
  15. ^ "The Wet Nurse Theatrical Cartoon". Bcdb.com. http://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/65369-Wet_Nurse.html. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  16. ^ a b c d e f Spitting Image Series 2, Episode 10. First broadcast March 17, 1985
  17. ^ Clarke, Arthur C. (1987) 2061: Odyssey Three New York: Del Rey Books
  18. ^ The Spitting Image Book - Faber and Faber Ltd, 1985. Pg. 11
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h The Spitting Image Book - Faber and Faber Ltd, 1985. Pg. 27
  20. ^ a b The Simpsons Series 21, Episode 1, Homer the Whopper, first broadcast September 27, 2009.
  21. ^ a b c d e f g h Spitting Image Series 4, Episode 5. First broadcast November 29, 1987
  22. ^ a b Spitting Image Series 7, Episode 6. First broadcast December 17, 1989
  23. ^ a b c d e f g Spitting Image Series 3, Episode 15. First broadcast October 19, 1986
  24. ^ 'Bucky Eisenstein: Animal Wrangler'
  25. ^ Mike Myers And Pals Get Goofy For MTV Movie Awards
  26. ^ a b The Simpsons Series 20, Episode 2, Lost Verizon, first broadcast October 5, 2008.
  27. ^ SNL dress rehearsal which never aired, but now released on the SNL Christopher Walken compilation DVD
  28. ^ Lost World: Jurassic Park Easter Egg - Schwartzenegger the Thespian
  29. ^ 2008_synecdoche_new_york_019.jpg
  30. ^ synecdoche screenplay
  31. ^ a b c d e f Gleisner, T., Cilauro, S. and Sitch, R. (2004) Phaic Tăn Melbourne: Working Dog Productions, pg. 68
  32. ^ The New Statesman Series 2, Episode 7: "Piers of the Realm."
  33. ^ a b Spitting Image Series 5, Episode 2, first broadcast November 13, 1988
  34. ^ a b c d The Simpsons Series 21, Episode 1 Homer the Whopper, first broadcast September 27, 2009.
  35. ^ The Beano Issue #3025 (June 8, 2000)
  36. ^ a b Spitting Image Series 6, Episode 5. First broadcast July 9, 1989.
  37. ^ "Grindhouse in 30 seconds with bunnies". Angryalien.com. http://www.angryalien.com/aa/grindhousebuns.asp. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  38. ^ a b Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: The Animated Series Series 1, Episode 10 "Spatula, Prinze of Dorkness", first broadcast November 24, 1990
  39. ^ Spitting Image Series 1, Episode 7. First broadcast May 13, 1984
  40. ^ a b Featured in How to be a Waiter (2002).
  41. ^ Johnson, S. & Marcil, C. (1993) MTV's Beavis & Butt-head: This Book Sucks New York: Callaway Editions Inc.
  42. ^ "60 or over? Save 1/3 on Standard and First Class rail fares". Senior Railcard. http://www.senior-railcard.co.uk/. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  43. ^ Spitting Image Series 2, Episode 5. First broadcast February 3, 1985
  44. ^ "Make Epic Savings on rail fares". 16-25 Railcard. http://www.16-25railcard.co.uk/. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  45. ^ Classics from the Comics No. 17, Jan. 1997. London: D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.
  46. ^ "Look But Don't Ed" comic strip, featured in Cartoon Network Magazine No. 114, first printed October 25, 2006 by Panini Comics.
  47. ^ From the Fred's Bed segment of The Beano #3476, first published May 28, 2009
  48. ^ Featured in one of the Little Plum segments of The Beano Annual (1968).
  49. ^ a b Featured in How to be a Waiter (2002)
  50. ^ Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: The Animated Series Series 1, Episode 8 "Terminator Tomato from Tomorrow", first broadcast November 10, 1990
  51. ^ Spitting Image Series 4, Episode 1. First broadcast November 1, 1987
  52. ^ Spitting Image Series 7, Episode 5. First broadcast December 10, 1989
  53. ^ Fun-Size Beano #287. First published 2009.
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